The ASTN Startup Accelerator Program enables the ASTN to provide free guidance & advisory for suitable start-ups across Australia.

 

The program is focused on sports technology startups in the following areas;

  • Sports digital
  • Advanced material and sports performance
  • Wellness suitable for athletes of all abilities

The ASTN has unmatched knowledge of the sports tech industry in Australia and this is complimented by an extensive network, as well as valuable connections and entrepreneurship education.

 

The Program focuses on;

  • improving investment and market readiness;
  • assisting in developing a business model that is innovative, financially sound & prepares for scalability and;
  • accelerating time-to-market to better take advantage of opportunities.

 

Criteria for selection

Applicants are required to demonstrate that the start-up:

  • has been established for a minimum of 12 months,
  • has a minimum of 2 full-time equivalent team members in the business,
  • has established a scalable business model, and is
  • a company registered in Australia.

The program includes:

  • A dedicated advisor, and access to a broader ASTN expert pool
  • A total of approximately 40 hours free advisory from an experienced sports technology advisor over a 16-20 week period (av. 3hr per week).

 

The advisory program is flexible to the needs of the start-up and may include a combination of:

 

  1. Assistance in validation of market opportunity.
  2. Application ‘Lean Launchpad’ methodology as a tool to develop a minimum viable product
  3. Market research / intelligence gathering
  4. Introductions and meeting with aligned organisations in the sports eco-system (as possible partners, customers and service providers)
  5. Assistance in preparation of pitch decks for investor presentations
  6. Development of strategic action plan on what can be reasonably achieved over the Advisory program period.

 

Applications are currently closed. If interested in applying for future cohorts, please fill out the interest form located here.

 

Cohort 6:

  1. Alerte Digital Health
    https://www.alertedh.com/
  2. Klip Sports
    https://www.klipsports.com
  3. PAM Wayfinding
    https://pam.co
  4. Treiner
    https://treiner.co
  5. Zena Sport
    https://zenasport.com

 

PAST COHORTS

Cohort 5 (April 2019):

  1. Alerte Equine Science
    https://www.alertees.com/
  2. Athletes AI
    https://www.athletesai.com/
  3. CAPE BIONICS
    https://www.capebionics.com/
  4. LASO Trackscan

Cohort 4 (August 2018):

  1. AIRCAST
    http://www.aircast.com.au/
  2. GAIN LINE Analytics
    http://www.gainline.biz/
  3. Ida Sports
    https://idasports.co/
  4. parachuute
    https://www.parachuute.com/

Cohort 3 (February 2018):

  1. Global Performance Testing
    http://www.au.globalperformancetesting.com/
  2. Hone Product Design
    https://honepd.com
  3. Modus Innovations
  4. ProHab
    https://www.prohab.ai/

Cohort 2 (August 2017):

  1. Elite Akademy
    https://eliteakademy.com
  2. Rowlytics
    http://www.rowlytics.com/
  3. Tee2Green
    https://www.tee2green.net
  4. Versus Fitness

Cohort 1 (February 2017):

  1. Albion Sports Technologies
    https://www.albionsports.com
  2. RefLIVE
    https://reflive.com
  3. Rosterfy
    https://rosterfy.com
  4. BASE Ultra-Endurance
    https://www.monash.edu/medicine/base